Culture, climate, photo festival… 5 events not to be missed in October 2022

What to do in October in the four corners of France? Many events are planned around environmental and cultural themes. Whether it’s in Paris or Marseille, Ile-de-France or elsewhere, here are the key dates for the month of October 2022 to mark in your diary now.

A literary cafe, a boat – a plastic odyssey – that takes the plastic of the oceans, a Fête de la Science throughout France, a photo festival on new writings in environmental photography and the 3rd Safety and Sustainability Forum organized with WE DEMAIN. Participation of Boris Kirulnik. One thing is for sure, there will be plenty to do in October!

1. Literary Cafe with David Fenkino

A new date in Shack: Literary Cafes. Credit: DR.

The Shack, located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, behind the Place de l’Opera, opens its space once a month to host literary cafes. On Tuesday, October 11, from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM, this will be an opening opportunity to meet with David Fenkino. He will come to talk about his latest novel Number twoGallimard publishing house.

Address: Shack, 4 rue Sandrieu, 75009 Paris.
Price: 50 € HT (ie 60 € TTC) per person, including: plates and tapas to share, 2 glasses of alcohol (wine or champagne of your choice), conference and meeting with the writer, literary news recommendations, intervention on the topic. Author and musical breath by Guillaume Huret. Maximum 70 people.
Registration: on Shaq’s website.

2. The plastic odyssey stops in Marseille

A plastic odyssey
A boat to recycle plastic from the oceans. Credit: Plastic Odyssey.

From September 23 to October 1, Plastic Odyssey invites you to Marseille. The Ocean Plastic Recycling Project is making a stop in the Mediterranean Sea before setting off on a unique 3-year expedition around the world to tackle plastic pollution. On September 30, the boat will be christened Plastic Odyssey before departure. Then, on October 1st, it will be possible for the regatta, the armada and finally the ship to set sail for its adventures around the world.

Address: Pool J4, MUCEM Marseille.
More information : on the Plastic Odyssey website.

3. Fête de la Science 2022: Climate, are we talking about it?

Science fair
A celebration of science will be especially organized at the Grande Galerie de l’Evolution in Paris. Credit:

The Fête de la Science, a flagship and popular event celebrating the sharing of science, will take place from 7 to 17 October 2022 on the continent in France and from 10 to 27 November abroad and internationally. To start its 31st edition, the Fête de la Science invites you to the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. The special installation, free and open to all, will be on display from October 7 to 9 at the Grande Galerie de l’Evolution.

Address: 57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris
Information: On the website of the National Museum of Natural History of Paris
Everywhere in France: For all planned events, it is here.

4. La Gacilly Photo Festival: New Forms of Environmental Photography

Chloe Milo Azzopardi
ECOSYSTEMS by CHLOÉ MILOS AZZOPARDI. In this series, the photographer develops a futuristic and metaphorical tale that questions the relationship between humans and animals. Credit: CHLOE MILOS AZZOPARDI.

From October 6 to 29 at the Fisheye Gallery in Paris, in collaboration with Fisheye magazine, the La Gacilly Photo Festival will be held. Committed since its inception to the issues of ecology and living together, this festival invites outstanding talents who question new ways of warning and raising awareness through the medium of photography. this year, New Writings Award for Environmental Photography Award for its 7th edition Chloé Azzopardi, Alisa Martynova and Maxime Taillez.

Address: Fisheye Gallery, 2, rue de l’Hôpital-Saint-Louis, 75010 Paris.
schedule: Wednesday to Friday 14:00 to 19:00, Saturday 11:00 to 19:00.

5. 3rd Security and Resilience Forum: Crises and Trust Capital

3rd Security and Resilience Forum
3rd Security and Resilience Forum

On October 25, 2022, the 3rd Security and Resilience Forum organized by WE DEMAIN will take place. An opportunity to discuss in the morning the resilience of the lost territories of the republic, the issues of security and freedom in the face of cyber risks, the role of citizens in public peace and the identification of war crimes: the Bucha case (war in Ukraine). In the afternoon, the first roundtable will focus on security continuity capability, lessons from cyber warfare after Ukraine, solutions to combat health threats, the importance of air mobility in fighting wildfires, and the real question. : Are environmental risks still manageable? Boris Kirulnik will be the main witness of the 3rd Security and Resilience Forum.

Address: Directorate General of the National Gendarmerie, 4 Rue Claude Bernard, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux.
Prices and times: Free entry upon registration. Free lunch buffet. On October 25, 2022, from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

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